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- THE REGISTERS 

OF 

ST. MICHAEL CHURCH 

CO. SOMERSET 

1695 — 1812 


EDITED BY 

The Rev. R. GROSVENOR BARTLETT, M.A. 

VICAR OF FORDINGTON, DORCHESTER 


CONTENTS 


PAGE 

The Register 1-16 

Index 17-20 


London : 

Privately Printed for the Parish Register Society 

1914 


the library 

BRJGHA.M YOUNG UNIVERSITY 
PROVO. UTAH 


Saint ^IDicbael Cburcb IReoister. 

A.D. 1695 to A.D. 1812. 

A Copy of the Parish Register of Saint Michael Church in the County 

of Somerset. 

Made by R. Grosvenor Bartlett of Thurloxton, 1889. 

With the Permission of The Rev. G. H. F. Hodson, M.A. (Incum- 
bent). 

The Register of S*^ Michael’s Church, 1690, Bought by Nicholas 
Ffackerell, Churchwarden, pr. 5 s. 6d. 

1695. 

Richard Rexworthy of North Petherton and Charity Lennard of this 
pish, were maried the 19*^ day of July, 1695. 

Henry, son of Henry Batten and Joane, was baptised on the 12^^ day 
of August, 1695. 

Thomas, son of Richard Marshall and Joane, was Baptised September 
the 9^^ 1695. 

John Brangwell of the pish, of North Petherton & Tacy Carver of 
the pish, of Bridgwater were Maried, October the 10**^, 1695. 

Catherine, wife of Richard Hayes, was buried January the 9th, 169I. 

1696. 

John Morse & Catherine Glass were maried June ii*h, 1696. 

Sarah, daughter of Mary Short, was baptised July the 8*^^ 1696. 

Ann, daughter of James Hart of Durson Sz Mary, was baptised July 
12^^, 1696. 

Elizabeth, wife of Henry Parsons, was buried July 12*^ 1696. 

Susannah, daughter of James Batten, was buried July 22"^, 1696. 

John, Son of Henry Batten & Joane, was baptised December 9th. 

Richard Rogers & Joane Ffisher of North Petherton were married 
January 30*^, 169^. 

John Napper was buried Ffebruary the lot^ 169^. 

William, son of Richard Marshall and Joane was baptised the 24*^ 
of Ffebruary; And the Said William was buried the 23"^ day 
of March Ano 1696. 

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1697. 

Philip Holt & Joane Marks were married May 1697. 

George Cornish of Pitmister & Susanna Waldron widow wer Maried 
Octob’’ 

Esther, daughter of Richard Marshall and Joane, was Baptised Jan : 
24^^, 1697. 

William Hobbs & Sarah Richards of Otterhampton were married 
ffeb. 28th. 

Daniel Ellery & Mary Stary (possibly Stacy) were married March 
23» 169J. 


1698. 

Ann, daughter of Richard Mew & Mary, was baptised May y® 6^^, 1698- 
Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Batten & Joane, was Baptised 
Aug: 8*. 

John Bond & Elizabeth Turner of Northpetherton, Married 
Nov: i3‘^. 

John Morse & Elizabeth Bell of Bridgwater were Married Nov. 21®*. 
Thomas Whithead of North Petherton & Mary Duke of Linge were 
Married Feb : 20*^. 

Elizabeth, daughter of James Short & Joane, was buried March 14*^, 
1698. 


1699. 

Sarah, daughter of William Gale & Sarah, was Baptized, May y® 2i®k 
George Watch & Elizabeth Doddridge were Married June y® 25*^. 
Henry Bawdon & Elizabeth Hooper of Linge were Married Aug : 28^^. 
Samuel Powell & Joane Cure of Creech were Married Nov : 1699. 

Ano Domi 1700. 

Thomas Durling & Catherine Priest were Married April y® 18^^. 
William Moore & Mary Standard were married May y® 3^^. 

John Templar & Mary Cote were Married May y® 12^^. 

William, Son of Richard Marshall & Joane, was baptised June y® 19**^. 
Joane, daughter of Henry Batten & Joane, was baptised June y^ 28^^. 
Richard Kerle & Susanna Hill were married July y® 27^^, duly p*^. 
or duty p'^. 

Robert Morris & Katherine Tratt were married October y® 7^^. 
(Aiunt sic) ffrancis Mitchell was buried January ye 18^^. 

Thomas Baker & Elizabeth Glass were married January y® 28^^. 

John Gage & Joane Coate of Northpetherton, married Ffebruary 5*^. 

1 701. 

Augustine Pins & Mary Leddiard were married June y® 2“'^, 1701. 


Saint Michael Church. 


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[This entry erased] Henry Stodgell & Joane Venn were married 
- June — [erased & over it placed] “ Paid to y® Collect of N. 

Petherton”. 

Richard Mew was buried June y® 12^’’ pauper — 

Mary ffackerell, widow, was buried July ye 2^^. 
ffrancis Linge was buried August y® 26th. 

Elizabeth, daughter of Gale & Sarah, baptised October y® 2o‘*^ & 
y® said Elizabeth Gale was Buried October y® 26^^. 

Walter, son of Henry Batten & Joane, was Baptised November 25^^. 
Sarah, wife of William Gale, was buried January y® 17^^ 

Robert Needs & Sarah Quantok were Married ffebruary y® 2*^^. 
Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Batten & Joane, was buried ffebruary 
ye jjth — ^ “Duties paid to Lady Day, 1702.” 

1 702. 

John Court & Mary Millard were Married June y® 

Joane, daughter of Henry Batten & Joane, buried September 
Grace, wife of M*" Thomas Bacon, was buried June y^ 15^^ 

William, son of M"^ Thomas Bacon, was buried September 24th, 1702. 
Ann, daughter of Richard Marshall & Joane Baptised January 2^^, 
1 702. 


1703. 

Ann, daughter of Richard Marshall & Joane, buried March y® 31®^ 
Henry Ellett & Ann Yeo married May y® 5^^, 1703. 

Mary, daughter of Henry Batten & Joane, was Baptised July y® 30^^. 
John Hartnoll & Susaha Robins were married November y® 

1704. 

Thomas, son of Thomas Yendoll & Joane, was baptized April 12^^, 
1704. 

Thomas, son of Thomas Yendoll & Joane, was buried April 1 7^^, 1 704. 
Joane, y® wife of James Short, was buried December y® 5*^, 1704. 
William, son of Henry Batten & Joane, was Baptized January 5*^. 

1706. [None 1705.] 

George, son of Henry Batten, was Baptized January 24^^, 1706. 

1707. 

John, son of Richard Marshall, Baptized SepP^ ye 19*^, 1707. 

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1708. 

Elinor, daughter of Thomas Yendol & Joane, Baptised July y® 17 th, 
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1709. 

1710. 

James, Son of Henry Batten & Joane, Baptised April 21®^ 

Joane, daughter of Richard Long & Joane, Bap* Oct. 12*^. 

171 1. 

1712. 

Stephen Jacob & Hanah Cole, married July y^ 5**^, '1712. 

Robert, son of Henry Batten & Joane, Baptized Jany y® 16*. 
Joane, daughter of Steven Jacob & Hanah, Baptized April y® 25*^ 

[Space: no entries 1713 & 1714.] 

1715 - 

William, son of Richard Long & Joane, Bap. March 30**^, 1715. 
John, son of Steven Jacob & Hanah, Bap. Oct. i®, 1715. 

Burials. 

James Batten, Buried — [no date.] 

Hannah Willmington, Bur^ March y® 9**^ date. 

James Short, bur^^ March 29**^. 

[No entries 1716, 1717, 1718 or 1719.] 

1720. (None.) 

1721. (None.) 

1722. 

Thomas Bacon, Esq*"®, Buried [no Date], 1722. 

Joane, y^ wife of Henry Batten, was bur^ November 28, 1727. 
Long, Born Dec^ the ii**’, 1722. 

1728. 

Henry Batten, Bur^i August y^ 23’’'^. 

Richard Porter of North Petherton Burd Sep*" ye 8*^ 

William Applin, Bur^ SepP y® 22**^. 

John Batten, buried Dec’^ ye 27***. 

1729 - 

Marriages & Baptisms none. 

John Gyllett of North Petherton Burd March ye 28th, 1729. 

Joan Porter of North Petherton, widow, buried Sep^ y® i®*. 

Walter Batten, Bur*^ Sep’’ y® 17*^, 


Saint Michael Church. 


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Joan, D. of King & Mary of Northpetherton, Bur^ Jan^ 27*, 
1729. 

1730. 

David Whitehead of Northpetherton & Elizabeth England of Durston 
were married October y® 5^’“. 

Rich‘S' Coate & Hannah Woodman, mard Novr i8^^. 

Mary, D. of Tho: Yendall, Jun^, & Anne, Baptised September 29‘A 
John, S. of William King & Mary, Baptised Jany y® 22"^^. 

Burialls. 

“ Affid*” — Mary Stacy of North Petherton, Bur^ June ye 5^^. 

“ Afifid^” — Katherine Channing, Burd Dec’’ y® 2^^. 

“ Affidt” — Anne Mew of North Petherton, Burd Mar. ye 21st. 

1731- 

James, son of W*" Batten & Anne, was Baptised Novr ye 5^^ 

Hanah, wife of W*" Channing, of North Petherton, was burd Aug. ye 2 1. 

1732. 

Robert Batten, Bur^ May y® 18^^, 1732. 

Joan, Daur of Stephen Jacob & Hanah, Bur^ July y® 30**^. 

1733 - 

William Trump of North Petherton and Joane Longe of this Parish, 
were married March 28^^, 1733. 

William Cornish of North Petherton & Ruth Longe of Thurloxofi^ 
were mard May y® 9^^. 

Elizabeth, D. of Robert Porter of North Petherton, was Baptised 
August ye I7t^ 1733. 

Henry, son of Will"' Batten & Ann, Baptised Jany y® 19th. 

Hanah, D. of James Porter & Mary of North Petherton, Baptised 
March y® 13th. 

William Channell of North Petherton, buried ffebruary ye 8‘^, 1733. 

1734. 

George Batten & Anne Rossiter were married Oct^ y® 5^^, 1734. 
James^ son of James Porter, was Baptised Feb. y® 23*''^. 

1734. 

William, son of Ephraim Marshall & Patience of North Petherton, 
Baptised March y® 7^A 


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[No name] Daughter of Richard Longe & Joane, was buried May 19*^ 
[Above May-June is written in different hand.] 

1735* [No entries.] 

1736. 

Thom : Base child of Elizabeth Bulpin of North Petherton, Baptised 
May y® 1736. 

Mary, Daughter of Ephraim Marshall & Patience of North Petherton, 
was baptised January the 22, 1736. 

Ann, wife of William Batten, Buried July 14^^, 1736. 

Richard Linge of North Petherton, Biir^ October 1736. 

Thomas Yendall, Buried October 24^^. 

1737 * 

William Batten & Joane Yendall, married June y® ii^^, 1737. 
Williamson, of John Yendall & . . . Baptised April y® 3^^, 1737. 
“Burials, 1737, noneT 


1738. 

John Nice & Joan Hossey, both of y® Parish of Durston, were married 
SepP 25‘h, 1738. 

John, son of Robert Nation & Joane of the Parish of Durston, baptised 
Jany 14* 1738.^ 

Ann, Daur of Ephraim Marshall & Patience of North Petherton, 
baptised March 

Burialls, 1738 — none. 

Marriages, 1739 — none. 

Elizabeth, D. of William Trump & Joan of North Petherton, Baptised 
August 8^^, 1739. 

Ann, y® wife of George Batten, buried August y® 24*^, 1739. 

1740. 

Betty, d: of John Stacy & ... of North Petherton, was Baptised 
SepP 2i^b 1740. 

Unity, d : of Geor : Sutton & Rebekah, was baptised November y® 30^^. 

William, son of Marmaduke Kerle & .... of North Petherton, was 
baptised Dec^ y® 28*, 1740. 

Betty, d: of William Batten, & Joan, Baptised Dec^ y® 28^^ 1740- 

1741. 

George, son of John Yendall & . . . Baptised October y® 4^^ 1741. 

John, son of William Trump & Joan, Baptised January 24‘h, 1741. 


Saint Michael ChurcK 


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Joan, D. of Ephraim Marshall & Patience of North Petherton, bap- 
tised March 7^^. 

George, s : of George Batten & Joan, Bap: March y® 10^^. 

Mary Trott of North Petherton Bur^ March y® 31^^, 1741. 

(no name) the wife of (no name) Yendall of the Parish of North 
Petherton, Bur*^ Jan^ y^ 14^^ 

1742. [No entries.] 

1743 - 

Elizabeth, d : of John Yendall & Mary, Baptised ffebruary 1743. 
Richard Longe Buried June y® 12^^, 1743. 

Ann Gooding Buried June y^ 26^^, 1743. 

Elizabeth, Daughter of William Trump & Joan, Buried July 26^^ 1743. 
John Jean of North Petherton Buried August 28^^, 1743. 

David Williams, a stranger. Buried ffeD 5^^, 1743. 

1744. 

Hannah, D : of Alexander Nowel [or Howel] and Elizabeth of North 
Petherton, was Bapt. April 15^^, 1744. 

Elizabeth, D : of William Trump & Joane, was Baptised December 

24th 1744. 

Elinor, D: of John Yendall & Mary, was Buried August 5*^, 1744. 

1745 - 

Ann, D : of Robert Nation & ... of North Petherton, was baptised 
June 2 2^*^, 1745. 


1746. 

John Batten, Bur^ April y® 26^^, 1746. 

George Yendole Bur'^ November y^ 28*, 1746. 

[Jone smudged] Jon Yandol Bured June the 26*^, 1746. 

Mary King Bured March the 1 746. 

1747- 

John Yendol, Bured Aprel 3, 1747. 

Alles, Dafter of William Tromp and Joane, Baptised June 7*^, 1747. 
Alless Long Bured July the 21, 1747. 

October the 9, Mary Batten, the Dafter of George Batten & Jone 
Batten, was Baptised, 1747. 

1748. 

“ Jemes Yendol was Bured the 17 of Aprel, in theyare 1748.” 


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Jane, Daug**" of Jn° & Jane Jeans, Bap'i January the 14*^, 1748. 
Tho® Hancock Buried January the 14^^, 1748. 

William King Buried the 26^^ of February, 1748. 

Jane, the Daughter of Jn° & Jane Jeans, was baptised Dec^ 27^^, 
1748. 


1749. 

“ March the 26, George Mashel, the son of Efran Mashel an Pashens 
Mashels was Baiised in the yeare 1749. 

Jn° Long and Sarah Woodhouse married May the 21®*^, 1749. 
George Batten Bured the i8^^ of July, 1749. 

“ John Yeundoll, the son of John Yeundoll and Mary his wife, Bured 
the 5 of Septem-Ber.’’ 

1750- 

September the 14^^^, 1750 — Dorithy, the Daughter of Malici and 
Sarah Addams, Baptised. 

September the 20^^, 1750, George Batten, son of George Batten and 
Jone his wife. Baptised. 


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Nouembr the 30*^ 1751, John Long, son of John Long and Sarah 
Long, Born and Baptised the 19'^ of Decembr, 1751. 

Abraham Marshall, son of Ephraim & Patience Marshall, baptized 
April 21, 1751. 

Marmaduke Linge Buried 24^^ of December, 1751. 

1752. 

Robert, son of John & Sarah Long, Baptised February 27*, 1752. 
John, son of Nathan & Elinor Loscombe, Baptized [no date 
entered]. 

Sarah, daughter of William and Mary Turk, Baptized March the 6^^^, 

1752. 

Mary, wife of John Yendole, Buried y^ 2"^ day of September, 1752. 

1753 - 

Mary, the Daughter of William & Mary Turk, baptised May the 7^^, 

1753- 


1754. 

Rich^, son of Rich‘s 4nd Jone Porter, baptised y® 28^^ of Nov*^*” (?), 1754. 


Saint Michael Church, 


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[no name entered] the wife of William Batten was buried the 4*^ of 
May, 1754. 

“ Manaso Marshell, son of Ephraim Marshall, baptised August the 
1753 (sic). 

Buried Jane, the wife of John Jacob, October the 20*^, 1754. 
Elizabeth Long, Dafter of John Long & Sarah Long, Baptised January 

ye 31st, 1754. 

The son of John & Joan Ling Buried the 8^^ of July in the year 1755. 
George Summons, a Stranger, Buried January the 1756. 

Esther Marshall Buried Feb : 6‘^, 1757. 

Joan, daughter of John & Dorothy Doddridge, was baptised May ye 

8th, 

M’’ John Long Buried December 17 57- 

1758. 

W™, son of Richard and Joan Porter, Baptised (sic) y® 8* of September, 

1758. 

Hannah, wife of Stephen Jacob, buried February the 28th, 1759. 

Joan Long, widow of Richard Long, Buried September 4th, 1759. 
Mary, daughter of Isaac and Mary Jacob, buried ffeb'^ 1 7th, 1760 (?). 
Geo : Batten Buried July y® 6th, 1760. 

Robs son of Marmaduke and Sarah Kerdell, Baptised August y® 17th, 
1 760. 

Joan Marshall, Buried Nov’^ 18, 1760. 

Joanah, wife of James Trott, Buried [no date], 

John Jacob & Betty Batten, married the 25th of Dech 1760 (?). 

Elizth, Daughter of Richard & Joan Porter, was Baptised May 6, 1761. 
William, son of Nathan and Elinor Lostcombe, baptised 24 May, 1761. 

[No entries 1762-1767 inclusive.] 

1768. 

June ye 12th, 1768, Jeane, dafter of Samuiel and Sa[r]ah Young was 
Baptised. 

Jane Porter, wife of Wileam Porter, was hurried September y® 12, 
1768. 


[No entries 1769 & 1770.] 

1771. 

October y® 13, 1771, Robart, soon of Thomas and Jeane Bennett, 
was baptized. 

Feb. 3 : 1771, Meliar, y® daughter of Job & Sarah Nethercots, was born. 
March 4 : 1772, Honor, y^ Daughter of Job& Sarah Nethercots, was 
born. 


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Dec: i8 : 1775, Sarah, Daughter of Job & Sarah Nethercots, was 
born. 

July : 8 : 1777, John Jacob was buried. 

John, y® son of & Martha Isaacs was baptised [date torn off]. 

October 31 : 1777, Elizabeth Batten was buried. 

December 15 : 1777, Hannah, Dahr of Thomas and Allice Kidner, 
was [torn off]. 

September 1 Martha, Dahr of and Martha Isaac, private 
baptized, 1778. 

[On the outside cover is the following] : — 

Mr \vm Long of Lyng was buried Feby 17^^, 1778. 

[End of the earliest Extant Register.] 

A Note in N° 3 Register reads thus : — 

“ Simon Paget A.B. was' licenced to the Curacy of Michael 
Church in the County of Somerset & Diocese of Bath & Wells the 
Day of March, 1776 — on the Nomination of M^® Elizabeth Acland 
— and read the Articles, &c., for the same, on Sunday the 25^^ of 
February, 1776.” 

Mem : was appointed to the cure before, by D’^ Arnold of Wells 
who acted by Commission for the Purpose. 

The Next Book is also Parchment & contains the following entries : — 

1764. 

October y^ 28, 1764, William, son of William and Sarah Woodland, 
was baptised. 


1777 - 

March y® 9*^, John, y® son of William & Martha Isaacs, was baptised, 
[this whole entry is lined through.] 

“October 31 : 1777, Richard Rogers was born God save the King, 
Amen.” 

December 15^^, 1777, Hannah, y® Dauter of Th omas and Allice 
Kidner, was baptised. 

1778. 

Feb^y 1 7‘^ 1778, M.^ Long of Lyng was buried. 

March y® 17, 1778, John, y^ son of John & Mary Long, was baptised. 

Septemr 18, Martha, Dauber of W'" & Martha Isaacs, was baptised. 

ffebruary 6^^, James, son of Jn° & Sarah Manning, was baptised. 

1779 - 

March 29: 1779, Elizabeth, y® Dahr of John' & Mary Long, was 
baptised. 


^aint Michael Church. 


it 


October 24, Elizabeth, y® Daur of Thom : & Hannah Browning, was 
baptised. 


1 780. 

June ye 12*^^, 1780, Thomas, y® son of Richard & Elizabeth Neithercott 
was baptised. 

July y® 8, Mary Hancock was buried. 

September 8^^ : Richard Long of Lyng was buried. 

October 3®^, Thomas Browning was buried. 

October 13^^, Elizabeth, y® Daughter of James & Eliza. Burge, was 
baptised. 

September the 13*^, William Loscombe, the son of Thomas and Mary 
Loscombe was baptised. 


1783- 

June 29 : 1 783, Hannah, the Daughter of Ann Loscombe, was baptised. 

September 5*^^, Benjamin James was buried. 

[Marriages for 1781 & 83 fr. the other end of Book.] 

William Stocker, of S*^ Michael church, and Joan Culverwill, of the 
same parish, in the county of Somerset, were married in this 
church by Banns 25^^ day of June, 1781. 

Arthur Bennet [prob. Pish. Clerk], by W"^ Bampfield, curate. 

Richard Ruscombe, of the parish of Lyng, ^ Hannah Longe, of 
Michael Church Co. Somerset, were married in this church, by 
licence, 3’’'^, March 1783. 

Arthur Bennet (signs) by me Roger Harris, curate. 

[The Next Register contains the foil : Entries.] 

Samuel Loscombe, son of Thomas & Mary Loscombe, was born 13 
April, 1784, and Christened, May 31®^ 1784. — Roger Harris, 
Curate. 


Baptisms. 

Mary, daughter of Jn® & Mary Body, was born 26^^ September & 
Christened 17^^ October (no year date given) — R. H., Curate. 

Thomas, son of Richard & Sarah Ash, was Born 25 Dech 1783 & 
Christened 26 Dech 1784. — R. Harris, Curate. 

Mary, daughter of Joseph & Joan Drake, was born . . . & 
Christened 26 Decb 1784 — Roger Harris, Curate. 

John, son of Valentine & Mary Gardner, was Christened 23 January, 
1785 — R. Harris, Curate. 

Ann, y® Daughter of John Parsons & Joane his wife, of the Parish 
of North Petherton, was Christened December 21^*^, 1788, by 
me — H. Pugh — curate. 


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William, y® son of James Lovelass & Elizabeth, his wife, was 
Christened May 2i®‘, 1789 — H. Pugh, Curate. 

Thomas, son of Thomas Loscombe & Mary, his wife, was Christened 
27 Novb 1789, by me, Wl" Boone. 

Sarah, daur of Jonathan Davice & Melior, his wife, was Christened 
17 Decb 1789, by me, Boone. 

Mary, daur of William Fry & Jane, his wife, was Christened 10 Jan^ 

1790, by me, W*" Boone. 

John Bennett, son of Robert Ingram & Anne, his wife, was 
Christened 7 Febr^, 1790 — W"^ Boone. 

Charles, son of John Parsons & Joane, his wife, was Christened 22 
March, 1790 — W*” Boone. 

Abraham, son of Joseph Lang & Jane, his wife, was horn y^ 3*''^ April 
& Christened y® ii*. May, 1790. By me, Tho^ Boone. 

William, son of Richard Ash & Sarah, his wife, was Christened 4 
July, 1790 — W™ Boone. 

George Roberts, son of Sarah Virgin, a base child, was Christened 
20 October, 1790 — W"' Boone. 

Charlotte, daur of Peter & Honour Trott, was born 19*^ March 

1791, & Christened y^ 27 of y® same March by me, Tho^ 
Boone, curate. 

Hester & Catharine, twin daughters of John Ashton & Sarah, his 
wife, were Born April 14^^, 1791, & Christened y^ Dec*^ 
following — Tho® Boone, curate. 

Mary, daughter of Thomas Flinger & Mary, his wife, was born Jan. 
ye 1 5th ^ Christened 3’^'^ day of Feb^y, 1792 — Thos. Boone, 
curate. 

Isaac, son of Joseph & Jane Lang, was born 27‘h January, & 
Christened 22 Feby 1792 — Tho® Boone, curate. 

Mary, ye daur of Susanna Belamy — a base child, was christened 6^^ 
May, 1792, W"^ Boone — minister. 

Ann, Daughter of William and Betty Chewen, was christened January 
ye j^th Sim. Paget — Curate. 

Fanny, daughter of Jonathan & Amelia Davis, was Christened 
October y^ 13^^, 1793 — Sim. Paget — Curate. 

Jane, Daughter of Richard and Sarah Ash of y® Parish of North 
Petherton, was Christened January 5^^, 1794 — Sim. Paget, curate. 

Martha, Daughter of Elias Trott & Sarah, his wife, of North Petherton, 
was christened y® fourth day of March, 1794 — Sim. Paget, 
Curate. 

Ann, Daughter of John & Jane Lang, was christened may y^ fourth, 
1794 — S. Paget, curate. 

“Bps. Visit, July 10, 1794.” 

Sarah, Daughter of Thomas & Betty Trish of this parish, was Christ- 
ened July 13^^, 1794 — Sim : Paget, curate. 


Saint Michael Church. 


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Mary, Daughter of William an Anne Carpenter, was born 17* 
Nov^, & Christened Dec’” 14^^, 1794 — Sim. Paget, cur. 

Charles, Son of John & Joan Parsons of Petherton Parish, was Christ- 
ened February 22, 1795, by, Boone. 

George Day : base son of Honour Nethercott (reputed Father . . .), 
was Christened April lo^^, 1796, by Boone. 

Philip Bailer, son of Josiah & Betty Dawe, was Christened July 31®% 
1796 — Sim. Paget, curate. 

Mary, Daughter of John Ashton & Sarah, his wife, of N. Petherton, was 
Christened July 30*, 1797 — Sim. Paget, Cur. 

“Trans : for ye Bps Vis. Aug^^ 25, 1797.” 

1. John, son of Josiah & Betty Dawe, was Christened December 

ye 30 th, 1798 — Sim: Paget, curate. 

2. Mary, base born Daughter of Honor Nethercott, was Christened, 

February 22”^, 1799 — Sim: Paget, curate. 

3. Robert, son of Robert and Ann Ingram, was Christened April 

7*, 1799, by M. Boone. 

“These 3 — i, 2, 3 transcribed for V. May 6.” 

Cornelius, son of Charles & Hannah Parsons, was christened 12 June, 
1799 — W*” Boone, curate. 

Thomas, son of Mary Fosters, was Christened 26 Deci’, 1799, by me, 
Boone : curate. 

January y® 12*^, 1800, Charlett ye D’’ of Joseph Lang by Jane his 
wife, was Christened January 12*^, By M^ Limes, or Lewes. 
Ruth, y® D*" of Jn° Parsons by Joan, his wife, was Christened Feb 23, 
1800. 

1 800, Geo Gristock, son of Isaac Gristock, by Mary, his wife, was 
Christened May the 4‘^ 1800 — John King [or Tomkins], Curett. 
W*” White, the son of W"^ White, by Betty, his wife, was Christened 
June y® 29^^, 1800. 

William Baker Ashton, the son of John Ashton, by Sarah, his wife, 
of North Petherton, was Born August y® 6*^ and Christened 
Angust y 24*^, 1800. 

“August 27 Visitation, 1800”. 

Betty Veasey, Daughter of Simean Veasey, by Mary, his wife, was 
Christened, March y® 22"^, 1801. 

Harriet, Daur of Joseph Lang, by Jane, his wife, belonging to Petherton 
Parish, was Christened March y® 21, 1802. 

Burials from 1784. 

William Trump of this Parish of Michael Church was buried the 17* 
Nov^, 1784, by me, Roger Harris, Curate. 


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Ann Foster of the Parish of North Curry was buried the 19^^ of April, 
17 ^ 5 ) by Roger Harris, Curate. 

Thomas Yendall of the Parish of North Petherton was buried August 
ye j^th^ 1787, by Humphrey Pugh, Curate. 

Alice Trott of N. Petherton buried June y® 25^^, 1788 — Humphrey 
Pugh. ^ 

Honour, wife of Peter Trott of this Parish, was buried July y® 8^^, 
1792 — Sim: Paget: Curate. 

Elizabeth, daur of Jonathan Davis of this parish, was buried, July y® 
22"^^, 1792 — Sim: Paget: Curate. 

Amelia Nethercott of this Parish was buried August 12, 1792 — S.P. 

Jonathan Davis of this Parish was buried May i8‘^, 1794. 

Amelia Davis, widow of y^ above of this Parish was buried. May 2i^b 
1794, — S. Paget, Curate. 

Job Nethercott, of this Parish was buried March y® 29^^, 1795. 

Joan Trump of the Parish of Lyng was buried July 24*^, 1795. 

Hannah Hill, aged 40 of this Parish, was buried Nov’’ i6‘^, 1800. 

. . Henry Poole — Curate, 

John Slade, Esq’’®, aged 87, of the Parish of North Petherton, was 
buried September 5*^, 1801 — Henry Poole: Curate. 

Hannah Veysey, aged 74 of this Parish, widow, was buried 31®^ Oc- 
tober, 1802 — Jas : George, Curate. 

;ohn Woodland, an infant of this parish was buried October 26^^, 
1806 — W"’ George : Curate. 

Hannah Woodland, an Infant of this Parish, was buried, September 
4*^, 1807 — W"’ George, Curate. 

“Thus far sent in 7*^ May, 1810.” 

Mem: October y® 23’’^, 1794. The Chancel of Michael Church 
was thoroughly repaired, both inside and outside, slated, Rough 
cast &c Since the Beginning of August last Past and for w®^ the 
Bills are all paid by the Generosity of John Slade, Esq’’®. ^Vht“ 
ness S. Paget. 

[This register book has an enbossed crowned Rose with in Pence 
beneath it at every place for entry & on the Cover is the foils] : — 
I Sheet Marriages, Births & Burials each 4 
3 Forms, Binding, &c. 2 o 

I 6 

Rec’^ J. Crandon. 

Marriages from 1784. 

I. William Brown of this Parish & Catharine James also of this 
Parish were married in the Church by Licence the 15^^ day of 
January, 1792, by Tho^ Boone: Curate; witn : John Bennett. 


Saint Michael Church. 


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2. David Dowden of Cossington, bachelor, and Sarah W'oodland of 
this Parish were married by Banns, the 26^^ Day of December, 
1799, by Boone : Curate. 

[For this latter marriage the Banns were published on the following 
Sundays] 22"^ SepF^, 6^^ OcP, 13 OcP, 1799. 

1818. 

Banns of Marriage between James Glide of this Parish and Jane 
Facey of the Parish of Islebruers were published in this Church 
on the Sundays under written — August 9^^ August 23^^, Sept 
6^^, 1818, by W. H. George: Minister. 

From the Marriage Register — Modern. 

No I. 25 Dec^, 1845. Charles Clatworthy, aet 22, bachelor, 
labourer, son of George Clatworthy, Tailor, was married to Eliza, 
aet 22, spinster, Daur of Robert Browning, Shoemaker, Both of 
this Parish, 

N° 2. 23 April, 1848. Joseph, aet 48, widower, labourer, son of 

Joseph Lang, labourer was Married to Mary, aged 46, Spinster, 
Daur of Thomas Stone, labourer. Both of this Parish. 

No 3. 24 Feby, 1852. Joseph, aet 24, bachelor, baker, son of 
George Adams, labourer, was married to Harriet, aged 24, 
spinster, Daur of Thomas Wood, labourer. Both of North 
Petherton. 

N° 4. 27 Dec*^, 1853. Ruscombe Habberfielde, aet 22, bachelor, 

farmer, son of George Habberfield, carpenter, was married to 
Rachel Ellon, aet 22, spinster, Daur of Charles Parsons, miller 
of this Parish. 

[Ruscome H. was of N. Petherton.] 

N° 5. July, 1859. Thomas French, aet 24, bachelor, farmer of 

Bridgwater, son of Thomas French, carpenter, was married to 
Mary Ann, aet 22, Spinster, of North Petherton, Daur of John 
Yeandle, Shopkeeper. 

No 6. 7 November, 1867. George White, aet 40, bachelor, 

carpenter, of North Petherton, son of Thomas White, Labourer, 
was married to Rhoda, aet 37, spinster, of Michaelchurch, Daur 
of Joseph Vile (or Viles), Labourer. 

N° 7. 19 March, 1868. Henry Hawkins, aet 24, bachelor, builder 

of Glastonbury, son of Benjamin Hawkins, Builder, was married 
to fane, aet 21, spinster, of Michaelchurch, Daur of Thomas 
Banfield : farmer. 

No 8. 27 Aug., 1877. Joseph Cooper, aet 46, widower, coachman, 

of Wiston, near Bath, son of Solomon Cooper, Butcher, was 
married to Hannah, aet 32, spinster, Datir of Charles Parsons of 
S^ Michael Church, Miller. 

N° 9. 6 Nov., 1884. William Hurford of full age, bachelor. 


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Labourer, of North Hewton, son of Thomas Hurford, labourer, 
was married to Mary Ann, of full age, spinster, daughter of 
Robert Warner of Michael Church, Carter. 

This brings the marriages up to 1890 at least. 

North Petherton co. Somerset. 

Adjoining S* Michael Church. 

(The earlier registers of Michael Church were sometimes entered in 
Petherton Registers.) 


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INDEX LOCORUM. 

Compiled by Miss Edith Hobday. 


[An asterisk (*) denotes that the name occurs more than once on the page.] 


Bridgwater, i, 2, 15. 
Cossington, 15. 

Creech, 2. 

Curry North, 14. 

Durston (Durson), i, 5, 6*. 
Glastonbury, 15. 

Hewton North, 16. 

Islebruers, 15. 

Lyng (Linge), 2*, 10*, ii*, 14. 


Otterhampton, 2. 

Petherton, 13*. 

Petherton North, i*, 2*, 3, 4*, 5*, 
6*, 7*, II, 12*, 13*, 14*, 15% 

16. 

Pitminster, 2. 

Thurloxton (Thurloxon), i, 5. 

Wells, 10. 

Wiston nr. Bath, 15. 


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INDEX NOMINUM. 


Compiled by Miss Edith Hobday. 

[An asterisk (*) denotes that the name occurs more than once on the page.] 


Acland, Eliz., lo. 

Adams (Addams), Dor., 8 ; Geo., 15 ; 
Harriet, 15; Jos., 15; Malac., 8; 
Sar., 8. 

Applin, Wm., 4. 

Arnold, Dr., 10. 

Ash, Jane, 12; Rich., ii, 12*; Sar., 
II, 12*; Thos., II ; Wm., 12. 
Ashton, Cath., 12; Hest., 12; Jn., 12, 
13*; My., 13; Sar., 12, 13*; Wm. 
Baker, 13. 

Bacon, Grace, 3 ; Thos., 3*, 4 ; Wm., 

3- 

Baker, Eliz., 2; Thos., 2. 

Bampfield, Wm. , ii. 

Banfield, Jane, 15 ; Thos., 15. 

Bartlett, R. Grosv., i. 

Batten, Ann, 5*, 6* ; Betty, 6, 9 ;"^liz., 
2, 3, 10 ; Geo., 3, 5, 6, 7*, 8*, g ; Hen. 
I*. 2", 3*, 4*, 5 ; Jas., I*, 4*, 5 ; 
Joan, I*, 2*, 3*. 4*. 6*, 7*. 8; 
Jn., I, 4, 7; My., 3, 7; Robt., 4, 5 ; 
Sus., I ; Walt., 3, 4 ; Wm., 3, 5*, 6*, 

9. 

Bawdon, Eliz., 2 ; Hen., 2. 

Belamy, My., 12 ; Sus., 12. 

Bell, Eliz., 2. 

Bennett, Arth., ii* ; Jean, 9 ; Jn., 14; 

Robt., 9 ; Thos., 9. 

Body, Jn., ii ; My., ii*. 

Bond, Eliz., 2 ; Jn., 2. 

Boone, Thos., 12*, 14; Mr., 13* ; Wm., 
12*, 15. 

Brangwell, Jn., i ; Tacy, i. 

Brown, Cath., 14 ; Wm., 14. 

Browning, Eliz., ii, 15; Han., ii ; 

Robt., 15; Thos., II*. 

Bulpin, Eliz., 6 ; Thos., 6. 

Burge, Eliz., ii* ; Jas., ii. 

Carpenter, Ann, 13 ; My., 13 ; Wm , 
13- 


Carver, Tacy, I. 

Channell, Wm., 5. 

Chewen, Ann, 12 ; Betty, 12 ; Wm., 12 
Channing, Cath., 5 ; Han., 5 ; Wm., 5 
Clatworthy, Chas., 15 ; Eliz., 15 ; Geo. 
15- 

Coate (Cote), Han., 5 ; Joan, 2 ; My., 2 
Rich., 5. 

Cole, Han., 4. 

Cooper, Han., 15 ; Jos., 15 ; Solom., 15 
Cornish, Geo., 2; Ruth, 5; Sus., 2 
Wm., 5. 

Court, Jn., 3 ; My., 3, 

Culverwill, Joan, ii. 

Cure, Joan, 2. 

Davis (Davice), Eliz., 14; Fanny, 12 
Jonath., 12*, 14* ; Melior, 12*, 14 
Sar., 12. 

Dawe, Betty, 13*; Jn., 13 ; Josiah, 13* 
Philip Bailer, 13. 

Doddridge, Dor., 9 ; Eliz., 2 ; Joan, 9 

Jn., 9. 

Dowden, Dav., 15 ; Sar., 15. 

Drake, Joan, ii ; Jos., ii ; My., ii. 
Duke, My., 2. 

Durling, Cath., 2; Thos., 2. 

Ellery, Dan., 2 ; My., 2. 

Ellett, Ann, 3 ; Hen., 3. 

England, Eliz., 5. 

Facey, Jane, 15. 

Fackerell, Nich., i ; My., 3. 

Fisher, Joan, i. 

Flinger, My., 12*, Thos., 12. 

Fosters, Ann, 14; My., 13; Thos., 13 
French, My. Ann, 15 ; Thos., 15*. 

Fry, Jane, 12; My., 12; Wm., 12. 

Gage, Joan, 2 ; Jn.,2. 

Gale, Eliz., 3*; Sar., 2*, 3*; Wm., 2 
3*- 


Index, 


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Gardiner, Jn., ii : My., ii; Valent, ii. 
George, Jas., 14; Wm., 14*; W. H., 
^ 15 - 

Glass, Cath., I ; Eliz., 2. 

Glide, Jas., 15; Jane, 15. ' 

Gooding, Ann, 7. 

Gristock, Geo., 13 ; Isaac, 13 ; My., 13. 
Gyllett, Jn., 4. 

Habberfielde, Geo., 15 ; Rach. Ell., 15 ; 
Ruscombe, 15. 

Hancock, My., 11 ; Thos., 8. 

Harris, Rog., ii*, 13, 14. 

Hart, Ann, i; Jas., i. 

Hartnoll, Jn,, 3 ; Sus., 3. 

Hawkins, Benj., 15 ; Hen., 15 ; Jane, 
15 - 

Hayes, Cath., i; Rich., i. 

Hill, Sus., 2 ; Han., 14. 

Hobbs, Sar., 2 ; Wm., 2. 

Hodson, G. H. F., i. 

Holt, Joan, 2 ; Philip, 2. 

Hooper, Eliz., 2. 

Hossey, Joan, 6. 

Hurford, My. Ann, 16 ; Thos., 16 ; 
Wm., 15. 

Ingram, Ann, 12, 13 ; Jn. Bennet, 12 ; 
Robt., 12, 13.* 

Isaacs (Isaac), Jn., 10*; Martha, 10*; 
Wm., 10*. 

Jacob, Betty, 9 ; Han, 4*, 5, 9 ; Isaac, 

9 ; Jane, 9; Joan, 4, 5; Jn., 4, 9,* 

10 ; My., 9* ; Stephen, 4*, 5, 9. 
James, Benj., ii ; Cath., 14. 

Jeans (Jean), Jane, 8* ; Jn., 7, 8*. 

Kerdell, Marmad., 9; Robt., 9; Sar., 9. 
Kerle, — , 6 ; Marma., 6 ; Rich., 2; Sus., 
2 ; Wm., 6. 

Kidner, Alice, 10* ; Han., 10* ; Thos., 
10*. 

King, Joan, 5 ; Jn., 5, 13 ? ; My., 5*, 7 ; 
Wm., 5*, 8. 

Lang, Abrah., 12 ; Ann, 12; Charlotte, 
13; Harriet, 13; Isaac, 12; Jane, 
12*, 13* ; Jn., 12 ; Jos., 12*, 13*, 15* ; 
My., 15. 

Leddiard, My., 2. 

Leonard, Charity, r. 

Lewes, Mrs., 13. 

Limes or Lewes, Mr., 13. 

Ling (Linge), — , 9 ; Francis, 3 ; Joan, 

9 ; Jn., 9 ; Marmad., 8 ; Rich., 6. 
Long (Longe) — 6; Alice, 7; Eliz., 9, 

10 ; Han., ii ; Joan, 4*, 5, 6, 9 ; Jn., 

B» 


8*, 9*. 10* ; My. 10* ; Rich., 4*, 6, 7, 
9, II ; Robt., 8; Ruth, 5; Sar., 8 *, 
9 ; Wm., 4*, 10*. 

Loscombe (Lostcombe), Ann, ii ; Elin., 
8, 9; Han., ii; Jn., 8; My., ii*, 
12 ; Nathan, 8, 9 ; Sam., ii ; Thos., 
II*, 12* ; Wm., 9, II. 

Lovelass, Eliz., 12 ; Jas., 12 ; Wm., 12. 

Manning, Jas., 10; Jn., 10; Sar., 10. 
Marks, Joan, 2. 

Marshall (Mashel, Mashels), Abrah., 8 ; 
Ann, 3*, 6 ; Ephr., 5, 6*, 7, 8*, 9 ; 
Esth., 2, 9 ; Geo., 8 ; Joan, i*, 2*, 3*, 
7, 9; Jn., 3; Manaso, 9; My., 
Patience, 5, 6*, 7, 8* ; Rich., i*, 

3* ; Thos., I ; Wm., i*, 2, 5. 

Mew, Ann, 2, 5; My., 2 ; Rich., 2, 3. 
Millard, My., 3. 

Mitchell, Ann, 2 ; Francis, 2. 

Moore, My., 2 ; Wm., 2. 

Morris, Kath., 2 ; Robt., 2. 

Morse, Cath., i ; Eliz., 2 ; Jn., i, 2. 

Napper, Jn., i. 

Nation, — , 7 ; Ann, 7 ; Joan, 6 ; Jn., 
6 ; Robt., 6, 7. 

Needs, Robt., 3 ; Sar., 3. 

Nethercott (Neithercott, Nethercots), 
Eliz., II ; Geo. Day, 13; Hon., 9, 
13*; Job, 9*, 10*, 14; My., 13; 
Melior, 9, 14; Rich., ii ; Sar., 9*, 
10* ; Thos., II. 

Nice, Joan, 6 ; Jn., 6. 

Nowel (? Howel), Alex, 7; Eliz., 7; 
Han., 7. 

Paget, Sim., 12*, 13*, 14*. 

Parsons, Ann, ii; Chas., 12, 13*, 15*; 
Cornel., 13 ; Eliz., i ; Han., 13, 15 ; 
Hen., i; Joan, ii, 12, 13*; Jn., ii, 
12, 13*; Rach. Ell., 15 ; Ruth, 13. 
Pine, Augus., 2; My., 2. 

Poole, Hen., 14*. 

Porter, Eliz., 5, 9; Han , 5; Jas., 5*; 
Jane, 9; Joan, 4, 8, 9*; My., 5; 
Rich., 4, 8*, 9* ; Robt., 5 ; Wm., 9*. 
Powell, Joan, 2 ; Sam., 2. 

Priest, Cath., 2. 

Pugh, H., II, 12, 14*. 

Quantok, Sar., 3. 

Rexworthy, Charity, i ; Rich., i. 
Richards, Sar., 2. 

Robins, Sus., 3. 

Rogers, Joan, i ; Rich., i, 10. 


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Rossiter, Ann, 5. 

Ruscombe, Han., ii ; Rich., ir. 

Short, Eliz., 2; Jas., 2, 3, 4; Joan, 
3 ; My., I ; Sar., i. 

Slade, Jn., 14*. 

Stacy,' — , 6; Betty, 6; Jn., 6; My., 
Standard, My,, 2. 

Stocker, Joan, ii ; Wm., ii. 

Stary {? Stacy), My., 2. 

Stodgell, Hen., 3 ; Joan, 3. 

Stone, My., 15 ; Thos., 15. 
Summons, Geo., g. 

Sutton, Geo., 6; Reb., 6; Unity, 6. 


Templar, Jn., 2 ; My., 2. 
Tomkins ? Jn., 13 ? 
Tratt, Cath., 2. 



12; Hon., 12, 14; Jas., 9 ; Joan, 9; 
Martha, 12; My., 7; Pet., 12, 14; 
Sar,, 12. 


Trump (Tromp), Alice, 7; Eliz., 6, 7*; 
Joan, 5, 6*, 7*, 14; Jn. 6; Wm., 5, 

6*, 7*. 13. 

Turk, My., 8* ; Sar., 8 ; Wm. 8*. 
Turner, Eliz., 2. 


I Veasey (Veysey), Betty, 13 ; Han, 14 ; 
j My., 13 ; Sim., 13. 

I Venn, Joan, 3. 

, Viles (Vile), Jos., 15 ; Rhoda, 15. 

’ Virgin, Geo. Roberts, 12 ; Sar., 12. 

Warner, My. Ann, 16 ; Robt., 16. 

I Waldron, Sus,, 2. 

Watch, Eliz., 2 ; Geo., 2. 

White, Betty, 13; Geo., 15; Rhoda, 
15 ; Thos., 15; Wm., 13*. 
Whitehead (Whithead), Dav., 5 ; Eliz., 
I 5 ; My., 2 ; Thos., 2. 

; Williams, Dav., 7. 
j Wilmington, Han., 4. 
i Wood, Harriet, 15 ; Thos., 15, 

I Woodhouse, Sar., 8. 
j Woodland, Han., 14 ; Jn., 14 ; Sar., 10, 
I i5;Wm., 10*. 
j Woodman, Han., 5. 

iYendoll (Yendol, Yendall, Yeundoll, 
Yandol), — , 6*, 7* ; Ann, 5; Elin.,3, 
7; Eliz., 7; Geo., 6, 7; Jas., 7; 
Joan, 3*, 6, 7 ; Jn., 6*, 7*, 8*, 15 ; 
My*. 5. 7*» 8*; My. Ann, 15; Thos., 
3*, 5» 6, 14 ; Wm., 6. 

Yeo, Ann, 3. 

I Young, Jane, 9 ; Sam., g ; Sar., g. 


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